Washington: Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage.
The two published a joint statement on Wednesday on the Amazon CEO’s Twitter account stating that the two will get a divorce but continue to cherish each other as friends.
“After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends,” the couple said in the statement.
Expressing their gratitude the two further wrote, “We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other. If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.”
The couple also said that they are looking forward to working together as “parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures.”
Jeff and MacKenzie have four children.